Strengthening the Legislative in Africa through an Institutional Partnership with AWEPA

Project completed

AWEPA works in cooperation with African Parliaments to strengthen parliamentary democracy in Africa, to keep Africa high on the political agenda in Europe and to facilitate African-European Parliamentary dialogue. AWEPA's overall objective is to support the realisation of human rights and development in Africa via strengthening democratic institutions. With the help of parliamentarians and elected officials worldwide, AWEPA actively supports human resource development and institutional capacity building within parliaments made up of decentralised authorities.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Southern and Eastern Africa
Human rights
Legal and judicial development
Information and communication technology (ICT)
Human rights (incl. Women's rights)
15.04.2012 - 30.04.2016
CHF 2'300'000
Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Development cooperation
Project partners Contract partner
International or foreign NGO
Private sector
  • Other international or foreign NGO North
  • Swiss Private Sector

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   2'300'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   2'110'504
Project phases Phase 2 15.04.2016 - 15.04.2020   (Completed)

Phase 1 15.04.2012 - 30.04.2016   (Completed)